Infant Feeding Decisions and Contraceptive Choices in the Philippines

An anthropological study seeking to identify factors influencing low-income mothers in Manila to bottle-feed or breastfeed their babies, the project looked into postpartum contraceptive practices, marketing practices of infant formula company, and influences of hospital procedures and health personnel on infant feeding choices.

Project Director: 

Mayling Simpson-Herbert

Project No.: 

174

Funding Agency: 

The Population Council, New York

Year Completed: 

1985
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